New Delhi: The Central Government has resolved and financially supported the setting up of anti-trafficking units in all districts across the country affirmed Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday. The units will be set up in order to protect women and children of the country.
Smriti Irani was attending the South Asia Safety Summit by Facebook and Instagram in New Delhi.
“When women seek protection or justice, one of the first doors they knock on is a police station and we want to make those police stations as accessible for women and children in need of protection. Hence, I would also like to publicly acknowledge the role of the MHA which has recently helped us fund a women’s help desk in each police station across the country,” said Irani.
“Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has launched cyber-crime reporting panel providing citizens easy method to complain against objectionable content online. Ministry of Women and Child Development is helping to strengthen this panel,” she added.
“Every district will have a nodal police officer to help us engage better on issues relating to the safety of women and children. But much yet needs to be done,” said Irani.